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Defendant faces lengthy prison sentence after child pornography convictions 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 31, 2024

Conviction is State’s first use of updated “partial nudity” statute  A Wilmington man could spend the rest of his life in prison following a litany of felony convictions in a child pornography case. Sheldon Lee, 64, was convicted on May 16 of 50 felonies — 25 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography and 25 counts […]




Fentanyl dealer sentenced to 18 years

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Defendant reoffended immediately after conviction A drug dealer has been declared a habitual offender and will serve 18 years in prison after being caught dealing enormous quantities of fentanyl. James Demby, 33, was arrested in May 2023 after law enforcement became aware that he was selling drugs out of the Fairview Motel outside Wilmington. Demby […]




Hall-Long, Community Leaders Celebrate 2024 Lt. Governor’s Challenge Honorees

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

CLAYTON, Del. – The 2024 Lt. Governor’s Wellness Leadership Challenge award ceremony on Wednesday hosted the largest class of honorees, shining a light on creative ways to address food insecurity, chronic disease prevention, postpartum care, and more.      This year’s winning submissions came from individuals, organizations, and institutions across Delaware who committed to enacting better health […]




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities on Monday, June 3, 2024, to honor former Speaker of the House and President of Delaware Technical Community College, Orlando “Lonnie” George, on the day of his interment.




Cold case cracked as prosecutors secure murder plea

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

A Wilmington man has been convicted in a nearly four-year-long cold case. On May 15, Dashawn Daley, 29, of Wilmington pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. This conviction follows an investigation into the fatal 2019 shooting of then 29-year-old Hakeem Smalls. “I am grateful […]







  Category: News

Defendant faces lengthy prison sentence after child pornography convictions 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 31, 2024

Conviction is State’s first use of updated “partial nudity” statute  A Wilmington man could spend the rest of his life in prison following a litany of felony convictions in a child pornography case. Sheldon Lee, 64, was convicted on May 16 of 50 felonies — 25 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography and 25 counts […]




Fentanyl dealer sentenced to 18 years

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Defendant reoffended immediately after conviction A drug dealer has been declared a habitual offender and will serve 18 years in prison after being caught dealing enormous quantities of fentanyl. James Demby, 33, was arrested in May 2023 after law enforcement became aware that he was selling drugs out of the Fairview Motel outside Wilmington. Demby […]




Hall-Long, Community Leaders Celebrate 2024 Lt. Governor’s Challenge Honorees

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

CLAYTON, Del. – The 2024 Lt. Governor’s Wellness Leadership Challenge award ceremony on Wednesday hosted the largest class of honorees, shining a light on creative ways to address food insecurity, chronic disease prevention, postpartum care, and more.      This year’s winning submissions came from individuals, organizations, and institutions across Delaware who committed to enacting better health […]




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities on Monday, June 3, 2024, to honor former Speaker of the House and President of Delaware Technical Community College, Orlando “Lonnie” George, on the day of his interment.




Cold case cracked as prosecutors secure murder plea

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

A Wilmington man has been convicted in a nearly four-year-long cold case. On May 15, Dashawn Daley, 29, of Wilmington pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. This conviction follows an investigation into the fatal 2019 shooting of then 29-year-old Hakeem Smalls. “I am grateful […]